Activision Blizzard has announced it will convert nearly 1,100 US-based contract and contract QA employees to full-time positions.
The company says the change will increase Activision Publishing’s total number of full-time employees by 25% after recently converting nearly 500 contractors to full-time employees. However, a few dozen members of Raven Software’s QA team were not involved in this transition, leading to a strike at the studio.
Along with the move to full-time, the hourly rate for QA staff will increase to $20 per hour, they will be able to participate in the company’s bonus plan and have access to full-time benefits.
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